Old Fashioned Apple Charlotte

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

Apple Charlotte in an old French dessert. This is an easy version that was tweaked. No need for a mold. It is delicious. The blend off apples, spice, and apricot Jam make this a delicious ending to a meal. Enjoy!

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
medium apples sliced thin
3 c
bread crumbs made with french bread
1 c
sugar divided
1 1/4 tsp
cinnamon divided
1/4 tsp
ginger
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
lemon zest
5 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
apricot jam
1 c
whipped cream, or vanilla ice cream for serving

Step-By-Step

1Butter a casserole dish. Make bread crumbs: place torn french bread in food processor and crumb in to small pieces.
2Melt the butter in a pan and toss and brown the bread crumbs until golden, and crisped. Toss with 1/4 cup of sugar mixed with 1/4 tsp cinnamon, and Set aside.
3Slice the apples. Set aside. Mix the 3/4 c sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and lemon zest together in a bowl.
4Heat jam in microwave until thinned out a bit.

Place 1 cup of bread crumbs on the bottom of casserole dish.
5Place half the apple slices on top of crumbs. Sprinkle half the sugar mixture over apples. Spoon half the Jam over the top.
6Repeat layering until crumbs are on top. Bake at 350 for about 40-45 minutes or until apples are softened. Serve with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids